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  • noun Plural form of enigma.

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Examples

  • They do not have answers and are often called enigmas or paradoxes.

    Solaris: The Impossible Game

  • Compared with the visions and dreams vouchsafed to other prophets, God's communications with Moses were "not in enigmas."

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • It is typical of the inventiveness of the museum's approach that the second picture, one of the "enigmas" that followed that conviction, isn't by de Chirico, but a copy by Max Ernst. As with all the exhibitions, the show offers interactive experiments, including theater workshops, concerts and a "dreaming website."

    Florence's Catalyst for Change

  • It is typical of the inventiveness of the museum's approach that the second picture, one of the "enigmas" that followed that conviction, isn't by de Chirico, but a copy by Max Ernst. As with all the exhibitions, the show offers interactive experiments, including theater workshops, concerts and a "dreaming website."

    Florence's Catalyst for Change

  • It is typical of the inventiveness of the museum's approach that the second picture, one of the "enigmas" that followed that conviction, isn't by de Chirico, but a copy by Max Ernst. As with all the exhibitions, the show offers interactive experiments, including theater workshops, concerts and a "dreaming website."

    Florence's Catalyst for Change

  • It is typical of the inventiveness of the museum's approach that the second picture, one of the "enigmas" that followed that conviction, isn't by de Chirico, but a copy by Max Ernst. As with all the exhibitions, the show offers interactive experiments, including theater workshops, concerts and a "dreaming website."

    Florence's Catalyst for Change

  • I've always said it's a copout to write about European players as "enigmas," when really the failing of those who write about players from other countries is that they don't approach them for what they are instead of what they "should be."

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • He concludes that these animals, plants, and monsters of myths are so many "enigmas" and "symbols" veiling some deep, sacred idea, allegories of some esoteric religious creed.

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  • When I draw bunny suicide cartoons (for which I'm best known) the bunnies are enigmas: I don't know exactly why they are killing themselves any more than anyone else.

    Andy Riley: 7 Things You're Dying To Do When Angry And Can't, But These 'Selfish Pigs' Can (PHOTOS)

  • For decades, the judges on television courtroom dramas and police procedurals were adjudicating enigmas.

    Judges With Temperaments

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